The 18th Annual Santa Fe Spring Festival: Featuring Herb & Lavender

Celebrate Spring with our Spring Festival: Featuring Herb & Lavender, and the opening of our 2023 season! Learn about New Mexico’s rich cultural heritage through an array of fun activities and demonstrations. Experience traditional New Mexican ranch activities like sheep shearing, spinning and weaving, plus a fiber arts marketplace featuring local artisans and craftsmen, horno bread baking, crafts for children, and more!

June 3 & 4, 2023


Time: 10am to 4pm
Adult Admission: $8
Seniors (62+) , Teens (13–17), Veterans & Students (with valid ID): $6
12 and under: FREE!



Guests are Highly Encouraged to Purchase Tickets Online In Advance
In Person Ticket Prices, Day of Event, Will be Higher as Listed Below:
Adult Admission: $10
Seniors (62+) , Teens (13–17), Veterans & Students (with valid ID): $8

2023 Schedule of Events


10:15 am Saturday only
Traditional San Ysidro Mass on The Stage, followed by Procession to #46
*All are welcome. 

11:00 am – 1:00 pm (near #14)
Pottery Firing Demonstration by Award-Winning Artist, Russell Sanchez of San Ildefonso Pueblo & talk by Artist, “Woody” Joseph Aguilar

11:00 am (#19)
San Ildefonso Pueblo Dancers

11:00 am, 12:00, 1:00 & 2:00 pm
Traditional Sheep Shearing

11:30 am – (near #27)
Indiana Bones Storyteller

12:00 pm – The Stage
Music by Theo Kutsko

12:00 -3:00 pm (#2)
Traditional Pueblo Feast Foods by San Ildefonso cooks & bakers
*Sample sizes 

12:00 pm (Education Center), Sunday only
Apiarist, Ed Costanza of A-Bee Honey shares “Fun Facts About Bees”

12:00 – 3:00 pm (behind #18)
Cultural Craft, Tin Stamping

12:00 – 3:00
Cultural Craft, Make Your Own Raffia Wreath

12:50 pm on The Stage,
National Register of Historic Places Plaque Presentation

1:00 pm on The Stage, Saturday only

Sociedad Colonial Española Dancers

1:00 pm on The Stage, Sunday only
Entreflamenco Youth Dancers

2:00 pm on The Stage

3:00 pm (#19)
San Ildefonso Pueblo Dancers


Museum Entrance Area:

Artist Plazas:
New Mexico Artisan Vendors
Food Trucks
YouthWorks Café
Fiber & Craft Kits w/New Mexico Farm & Ranch Museum
New Mexico Treats w/La Sociedad Folklórica

Golondrinas Placitas:
Colcha Embroidery (near #3)
La Capilla (#4)
Sampling of Traditional Yerba Buena Tea (#5)
Weaving Demonstrations & Activities (#11)

Baca Placita:
Baca House (#15)
Tin Shop & Tiendita (#’s 17 & 18)

Trades Row:

Hide Tanning (#21)

Carpenter (#24)

Blacksmith (#27)

Humming Desert Alpacas (behind #27)
Rio Grande Mule & Donkey Assoc. (near #27)

Truchas Mill (#30), Saturday Only 

Far Side of the Property:

School House (#31)
Dye Shed (#32)
Alabados (traditional religious hymns) by Dexter Trujillo (#34)

El Molino Grande (The Big Mill) (#37)

New Mexico Historic Military Encampment (on the road to #38)

The Sierra Homestead (#’s 39-46)

Make Your Own Tortilla (#39)

2023 Vendors

Food and Drink Vendors

CCR Roasting

Desert Sun Mobile Cafe

El Taco Gordo

Flamingo Steve’s Italian Ice Gourmet Döner Kebab

Hot Stuff Cafe LLC

Jen’s a taste of New Mexico Poki Tako

Power 5 BBQ

Wolf and Mermaid


Spring & Fiber Fest